For the purpose of this assignment I chose to research statistical correlations between suicide rates and weight gain, this would require quite a bit of manual organization of said data as finding long range data that is both reliable and consistent for both these data sets from the same sample group ie. country/city/earth is easier […]Read more "Narrative Visualization: Weight / Suicide"
Using Crowd souring to fuel research is what Zooniverse is all about, through the medium of the internet, a whole host of interested parties throughout the world can help contribute to projects that would otherwise be marginalized due to the excessive people power that would be required to see effective results. One such instance is […]Read more "Zooniverse : DAT WHALE TAIL"
In one word, pretty, in another, frustrating, these words help me to describe my experience with the tool that is storify, a freely usable service that allows users to create textual pieces of information and interlace these works with visual information as well as links to external source files, so pretty much what we all […]Read more "A Critical Review of Storify"
It is well known that English is a global language, I would even go as far as to say English is ‘THE’ global language, this is important in regards to the Digital Humanities as such a large aspect of it is the linking of data between people that can be achieved from practically anywhere, and […]Read more "English & Digital Humanities, a Storify Essay"
The following is based on “CROWDSOURCING: Why the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business” JEFF HOWE. Crowd sourcing has always been an inevitable creation, As Technology progresses and becomes more user friendly we create the new generations of amateurs, where once we had to hire specialists and professionals to do tasks […]Read more "Crowd Sourcing and the future"
Sontag speaks of how the medium of photography has evolved over time into a new beast for the purposes of knowledge retention, among other reasons. For in the realm of photography we gain a new perspective on what is on the other side of the view finder, this is not merely a picture, rather a […]Read more "On Photography by Susan Sontag Chapter 1 Analysis"
Fred Gibbs’ article on Critical Disclosure talks of how vastly complex the critique of Digital Humanities is and why critiquing it is so difficult. Digital Humanities is in its infancy and as well as that it is yet to truly define itself within its own discipline. As digital humanities is only finding its feet, it […]Read more "Critiquing Digital Humanities"